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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 98° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.38 meters/second, 1560.2 km/hour, 969.5 miles/hour or 842.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.16 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 59' 57.3"969.17 miwest0° 00' 26.8"0.51 misouth969.19 mi
24 hours0° 01' 00.5"1.09 mieast0° 10' 53.3"12.49 misouth12.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, July 18, 2014 at 18:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' North, Longitude: 164° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 43.0"991.05 miwest0° 09' 46.2"11.19 minorth990.90 mi
24 hours12° 04' 45.7"825.89 mieast3° 36' 41.5"248.24 minorth858.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico City *Fri 1:38 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puebla *Fri 1:38 PM208 km129 miles113 nmSouth S
Querétaro *Fri 1:38 PM231 km143 miles125 nmWest W
Veracruz *Fri 1:38 PM288 km179 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
San Luis Potosi *Fri 1:38 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
Leon *Fri 1:38 PM364 km226 miles196 nmWest W
Aguascalientes *Fri 1:38 PM436 km271 miles235 nmWest-northwest WNW
Oaxaca *Fri 1:38 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Acapulco *Fri 1:38 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Guadalajara *Fri 1:38 PM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
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